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This course is continuously updated to meet all of Transport Canada's training requirements under the TDG Regulations, for all persons who handle, offer for transport, or transport dangerous goods.
$129.00 * CAD
Single Seat (90 days access from date of purchase)
Multi-seat (1 year access from date of purchase)
Carriers are the people who transport dangerous goods. They may also load and unload shipments. The Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act and Regulations require carriers to be adequately trained and hold a training certificate for their work. The seven modules of this course provide a detailed description of the parts of the TDG Act and Regulations that carriers must know. This includes documentation, safety marks, means of containment, emergency response and special cases for road transport.
Examples and quizzes reinforce learning and each module has a self-assessment to test understanding of the material.
A record of completion is provided by CCOHS upon successful completion of the final exam. A formal TDG Certificate of Training is issued by the employer when they determine their employee has a sound knowledge of all the topics and has received workplace specific training that directly relates to their duties with dangerous goods. The course was developed by CCOHS.
Average time to complete this course is approximately 9.5 hours.
This course includes the SOR/2017-253 TDG regulatory amendment.
Recommended for anyone who transports dangerous goods
Transport Canada has prepared guidelines to help understand the training requirements in Part 6 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. For further information on the guidelines, see https://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/tdg/publications-cladvisory-advol1enew-267.htm.
This comprehensive e-course covers the topics listed in paragraphs (a) to (k) of the Section 6.2 of the TDG regulations.
The course does not cover the 6.2(l) ICAO and 6.2(m) IMDG training requirements.
Note: In addition to taking this course, workplace specific training for the type of substance handled and type of equipment used must be provided by the employer.
CCOHS offers three other TDG courses to meet your specific needs:
Prior technical knowledge of the TDG system is not a requirement. However, experience as a driver and familiarity with practices in the transportation industry is helpful.
This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.
CCOHS courses are unique in that they are developed by subject specialists in the field, and reviewed by representatives from labour, employers and government to ensure the content and approach are unbiased and credible.
We partnered with Vubiz - an international leader in e-learning development - to create this e-course.
Vubiz offers other related e-learning courses that may also be of interest to you. Read about them in the Vubiz Catalogue of e-learning courses.